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Talk of the Town – Monday, October 12th, 2012

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Essex Public Safety Recommends Infinigy for Radio Project

The Essex County Public Safety Committee approves a request to award Infinigy Engineering $666,600 out of the radio project monies for civil work for the radio project. Department Head Dan Palmer says this is good news for the radio project. Palmer says the budget for the project was originally estimated at between $1.2 and $1.5…

Obituary – Virginia Bowen

Obituary Notice  Virginia R. Bowen, age 84, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at AMC-Uihlein Center in Lake Placid. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on September 23, 1928, she was the daughter of John and Dorothy (St. Loius) Martin. Virginia married Philip Bowen in First United Methodist in 1976.  He predeceased her…

The Never Ending Healthcare Battle

Advocates Hope Next Debate Keeps Focus on Dueling Medicare Plans  It was the subject of heated exchanges in the vice presidential debate, and health advocates are hoping both parties’ dueling health-reform plans get even more serious scrutiny in Tuesday night’s Obama-Romney rematch. During the vice presidential debate, Republican nominee Paul Ryan accused the current administration…

State is Making Progress according to New York Spending Report

DiNapoli: Budget Challenges Remain Despite Progress Spending in 2012 was $6,859 per New Yorker New York State has made progress toward aligning the state’s spending and revenue, according to the annual report of the Financial Condition of New York State released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “State policy decisions in the past two years have…

Obituary – Hilda B McKenna

Hilda B. McKenna, age 89, of 52 Beechwood Drive, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, October 13, 2012 at home following a short illness. Born in Rochester, New York on October 23, 1922, she was the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Richmond) Bastian. Hilda married John McKenna on June 5, 1948 in Rochester, NY. He predeceased her in 1987.…

EmPower New York – Free Energy Efficiency Upgrades from NYSERDA

If you live in the North Country, you may want to take advantage of a free program being offered Through a NYSERDA “EmpowerNew York” Program…. program will provide for a consultant to come in and check the energy efficiency of heat loss in your homes… Empower New York provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions for income-eligible…

LPCA Joy To the Children – Volunteer Meeting Monday

Lake Placid—The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites all interested community members to a general volunteer meeting for the 26th Annual Joy to the Children Benefit. The meeting will be held on Monday, October 15 at 5pm in the LPCA Fine Arts Gallery. Grab your friends and head to the LPCA for a quick hour to find…

K&J – Vice Presidential Debate

The fireworks began early at Thursday night’s vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky., with Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan hammering each other — and the men at the top of their ticket — over the attacks in Libya and other foreign policy issues. K&J – 101212 – VP…

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Talk of the Town – Friday 10/12/12

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Register to Vote – Today is the Last Day

Today is the last day to register for the November 6th general election. Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked no later than midnight, tonight and received no later than October 17th to be valid for the upcoming general election. Candidates for President, Vice-President, U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representatives, NYS Senate, NYS Assembly and…